Heavy/Scratch: Generation 1 Ultra Magnus

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  1. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    This, fellas, is my VERY FIRST CUSTOM!
    I had made this in 1992 since I never had a complete G1 Magnus as a kid. All I had was the cab section that I got from a friend in the 2nd grade. I figured I would dust it off, touch up some of the paint and show him off for all to see! Made from a G1 UM cab, a G2 Prime trailer, G2 Constructicon and Aerialbot parts. The head came from G1 Scattershot. It's been sitting in pieces in various bins for quite some time. So here he is! My, less cumbersome, less bricky, more in scale Generation One Ultra Magnus! Keep in mind I was 13 when I did this. I did touch up the paint recently but other than that, this was made 20 years ago
    Enjoy :) 
     

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  2. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    13 years old, 20 years ago?! Wow, that is impressive!
     
  3. vrba79

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    Damn dude! That's epic!
     
  4. cheetor71

    cheetor71 Autobot

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    Cool custom considering it's age.
     
  5. SG hailstorm

    SG hailstorm JaAm aficionado

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    this is great in many ways, mainly cause it's your first which is awesome of you to share it with us :thumb  i can't even remember mine and i'm 18! Lol
     
  6. BScorpinok75

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    Sweet!!!
     
  7. shadeozero

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    Big Ultra magnus fan ,Nice alternative to the g1, Great job 1992 Spoonman, great custom.
     
  8. Spyne98

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    It almost painful to see how awesome you are at customs! This rocks!
     
  9. Ellamin

    Ellamin Heroes protect Freedom! not safety! BAKA!!

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    nice custom for any customizer, for a kid...:jawdropper: 
     
  10. TF Hunter D

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    Great piece! Goes to show that if you can't find the toys you're looking for, you can always build them.
     
  11. darktremere

    darktremere G1 Fanatic

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    Nice
     
  12. Stormvapor

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    awesome work!
    I love yours more than the original
     
  13. destrongerlupus

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    Good lord, you were a master from day one.

    Even if you hadn't posted this as a "retro" custom I still would have been impressed, it looks great. In context, it's really amazing :) 
     
  14. Jus09

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    Holy Fragballs. Now THIS is an improvement. I like how you made Magnus a lot slimmer and more like his cartoon form whilst keeping him in scale. Truly sir, I am impressed.
     
  15. khopson

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    Great job. I'd take one of these. Though I love the clean look of Vanilla Prime as Ultra Magnus, it's just not the same. Your figure is right on.
     
  16. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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    U know, this just simply shows ur great talent!!... cuz If U told me this 20yrs ago, I prolly wouldn't believe u were 13 :D  heheh and still 4 2day it looks awesome!! can I make a suggestion? Make a 2nd one inspired from this version and make an updated version :p 
     
  17. DJW107PRIME

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    Huh you were always destined for greatness I see.
     
  18. Superquad7

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    My favorite aspect of this custom is just how G1-y it really is. Had this been made officially by Hasbro, it's totally on the mark.
     
  19. imoff2186

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    Nice!
     
  20. mattarmstrong

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    Spoons dude that is epic
     

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